Quick Hitters and Don’t Miss This: Huskers Have a Big Back

Posted by Andy Purvis on August-31-2009 Add Comments

In the aftermath of the dismissal of former Nebraska running back Quentin Castille, fans and pundits are both left to wonder, "Who will take Castille's place in short yardage and possible goal line situations?"

Castille was the hammer and the perfect complement to the slash and dash style of Nebraska running back Roy Helu Jr.

Just ask the Clemson defense.

Castille had the size to pound defenses but also possess a burst of speed uncommon for a man of his size.

It's always nice to have that big 225 lb plus hammer to run up into the middle of defenses to pick up short yardage. But, as the coaches have said this week, it doesn't matter if the back runs over, around or through the defense.

Quite often, and a...

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